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Patrick French

The writer is a historian and biographer, and a visiting fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at Cambridge University

His Portion of the Earth
Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul’s ambition was to be a writer, and, in this, his legacy — shaped by the curious cultural ecosystem he found himself in — will endure beyond his politics and his often acerbic public personality.

India still has many shades, there is no one opinion
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

India hasn’t become a “Versus nation”, a place of polarity. If you live your life online or watch too much television news, shades of grey will be banished. But India holds multiple views and applies them contextually.

All Come to Look for America
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

A fact-rich and data-driven study breaks a few myths and unearths new insights about Indians in the US.

Ringmaster Trump
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

There is a bully in the bully pulpit. For America and the world, it promises to be a bumpy ride.

The end begins now
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Trump’s presidency is year zero in a new world order where rules may be disappearing

The crowd that pushed for Brexit doesn’t have a clue on the road ahead
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

The outcome of Brexit vote has been a $2 trillion fall in global markets.

The pattern of murder
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

In the assassination of British MP Jo Cox, as in too many recent killings, a lethal combination: Mental illness and political extremism